|Richard Wharton papers, 1863-1906 - Wharton, Richard, b. 1843|
A diary, letters, and other writings. The diary, apparently composed during 1863 and 1864, discusses Richard Wharton's service in the Confederate Army with the 154th Tennessee Senior Infantry Regiment under John Bell Hood in defense of Atlanta. Also included are a love letter, 1864; letters, 1889 and 1901, relating to family affairs; letters, 1905-1906, to Wharton from W. S. Ray, also of the 154th Tennessee, discussing the fates of several of their former comrades and the death of Wharton's brot...
Keywords: Hood, John Bell, 1831-1879; Hurst, Fielding, b. 1818; Wharton family; Wharton, Richard, b. 1843; Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Senior Infantry Regiment, 154th; Confederate States of America. Army; Diaries (Blank-books); Family -- Tennessee Social life and customs; Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862; Soldiers -- Confederate States of America; Tennessee -- History Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives, Confederate